Adjective "self-assertive" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˌsɛlfəˈsəːtɪv/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'We are not such self-confident, self-assertive people as we once thought we were; we don't know all that we thought that we once knew.'
  2. 'Skilled noncompliance represents adaptive autonomy, and has been defined as being self-assertive in a verbally competent, nonaversive manner.'

Definitions

noun

1. insistence on or an expression of one's own importance, wishes, needs, opinions, or the like.

More examples(as adjective)

"tourists can be self-assertive."

"senses can be self-assertive."

"raps can be self-assertive."

"people can be self-assertive."

"patients can be self-assertive."

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Origin

(self-assertion)